Published on February 8th, 2016 | by skiandsnow

skier triggers inbound avalanche at Mammoth

While the dangers of avalanches in backcountry skiing are well documented, skiers and snowboarders can tend to overlook the very real threat of inbound snowslides, particularly after heavy snow.

But a recently uploaded video showing the skier’s point of view as he gets caught in an inbound avalanche he triggered showcases just how dangerous skiing chutes can be, regardless of whether or not you’re inbounds.

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